Nancy Wildfeir-Field Appointed President, GBCHealth

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Nancy Wildfeir-Field

NEW YORK, May 19, 2014 – The Board of Directors of GBCHealth announced today that Executive Director Michael Schreiber has decided to depart for a new position as President & Chief Operating Officer, Concern Worldwide U.S., and Nancy Wildfeir-Field is joining GBCHealth as its new President, effective May 28th, 2014. Nancy brings to GBCHealth extensive international experience in both global health and the … Read More

hcoulsonNancy Wildfeir-Field Appointed President, GBCHealth

Deadline Nears for Business Action on Health Award Entries

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Don’t miss out: the April 15 deadline for entries to the 2014 Business Action on Health Award is only a few days away!  We urge companies and non-profits working with company partners to enter their award-worthy global health programs by 11:59pm ET next Tuesday 15th April.  As a reminder, our Awards competition this year features the categories of Community Investment … Read More

Nisa PatelDeadline Nears for Business Action on Health Award Entries

Meet the PSD: Carla Decotelli & Rebecca Stevens

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Carla Decotelli Global Health Corporate General Manager, Health & Safety Department, Vale Rebecca Stevens Director of Public Affairs, Malaria Initiative, Novartis How did Vale become involved with the Global Fund? For the past few years, Vale has strengthened its operations in Africa and, in doing so, our perception of the impact of health issues on people’s lives became clearer. We have … Read More

Nisa PatelMeet the PSD: Carla Decotelli & Rebecca Stevens

UKRAINE: Dealing with the Highest Dual Burden of TB and HIV in Europe

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Over the last year, Ukraine has made notable progress in the fight against HIV. HIV incidence in Eastern Europe, unlike other regions in the world, has been on the increase and Ukraine has the most severe HIV and TB epidemics in Europe. The Global Fund has invested over $362 million in Ukraine, $320 million of which targeted HIV programs. These … Read More

Nisa PatelUKRAINE: Dealing with the Highest Dual Burden of TB and HIV in Europe

MYLAN: Eliminating Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV in Nigeria

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As one of the world’s leading manufacturers of generics, Mylan supplies high-quality, low-cost treatments to 40% of people currently on antiretroviral therapy (ARVs). Now, through a partnership announced on World AIDS Day 2013, Mylan aims to expand access to ARV treatment. A partnership between Mylan, the Elton John AIDS Foundation and the Business Leadership Council (BLC) in Nigeria aims to catalyze … Read More

Nisa PatelMYLAN: Eliminating Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV in Nigeria

Global Fund’s New Funding Model Moves Forward

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At the 31st Board Meeting of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the Board approved the final major decisions necessary to launch full implementation of the new funding model (NFM), effective immediately.  The Global Fund will provide a total of $16.38 billion in available funding for the fight against the three diseases in the coming allocation period, including … Read More

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Major Decisions Made at 31st Global Fund Board Meeting

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The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria held its Board meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia on March 3-7. Members of the Board and their delegations met to finalize key elements for the launch of the new funding model (NFM). The Board approved six interlinked decisions that will allow the immediate roll out of the NFM, with a total allocation of $15.77 … Read More

hcoulsonMajor Decisions Made at 31st Global Fund Board Meeting

Business Leaders Call for Corporate Action at GBCHealth Event in India

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On the eve of Children’s Day in India and with less than 780 days to the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) deadline, business and health leaders called on companies to accelerate achievement of the health-related MDGs by investing in women and children’s health and water, sanitation and hygiene. At a day-long, business forum entitled Reaching the Health Millennium Development Goals: The Critical Role of … Read More

hcoulsonBusiness Leaders Call for Corporate Action at GBCHealth Event in India

Vale Announces New Partnership with Global Fund

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GBCHealth supporter Vale has announced a new partnership with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. The Brazilian-based metals and mining company is contributing $3 million over 2013-2015, marking the first time a Latin American company has made a direct contribution to the Global Fund. Vale’s donation will help support malaria programs in Mozambique and Malawi. The company … Read More

Nisa PatelVale Announces New Partnership with Global Fund

Fourth Replenishment Conference Raises $12 Billion for the Global Fund

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On December 2nd and 3rd, the U.S. Government hosted world leaders in Washington, DC for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria’s Fourth Replenishment Conference entitled, “No Time to Lose: Sharing the Responsibility to Save Lives.” Over the course of the two days, government and private sector donors pledged to commit a combined US$ 12 billion to fund Global … Read More

Nisa PatelFourth Replenishment Conference Raises $12 Billion for the Global Fund